Ok. We made that figure up. It could be more and we possibly will find out in June. Those Second Life ladies with real life beards better get themselves some voice synthesizers because SL creators are going to introduce voice chat then.

Ok. We made that figure up. It could be more and we possibly will find out in June. Those Second Life ladies with real life beards better get themselves some voice synthesizers because SL creators are going to introduce voice chat then. Reuters has the scoop:

The new capabilities, provided by virtual world communications firm Vivox, are intended to make it as easy as possible for users to determine who is talking, and where. Using 3D audio technology from DiamondWare, sound will come from the right or left stereo channel depending on where the speaker is located, and voices beyond a certain distance will not be audible. Indicators and animations will also reflect when someone is talking, and how loudly.

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